promessa

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NounEdit

promessa f (plural promesse)

  1. promise
  2. promising person

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promessa

  1. feminine singular past participle of promettere

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese promessa, from Medieval Latin prōmissa (promise), from Latin prōmissum (promise), from promittō (I send forth; I promise).

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NounEdit

promessa f (plural promessas)

  1. promise; vow
  2. something which is hoped for
    Os colonos foram às Américas com a promessa de uma vida nova.
    The colonisers went to the Americas with the hope for a new life.
  3. likelihood
    O vento forte indicava a promessa de chuva.
    The strong wind indicated the likelihood of rain.

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Last modified on 3 March 2014, at 00:13